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Fall for Costa Rica!

Now is the time to book a five night vacation in August or September, and save!! When it comes to all-inclusive vacations by the beach, it’s hard to beat Costa Rica. Just a short flight away, this jungle paradise has incredible scenery, amazing things to do and some fabulous properties with an eye to detail and…

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Hotels Call Out OTAs for Deceptive Practices

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has launched a new Search Smarter consumer awareness campaign aimed to put a halt to what it describes as misleading marketing strategies by online travel agencies and travel search sites, as well as to fight rampant bookings fraud. The group particularly focuses on Expedia and Priceline’s dominant control…

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How Real Time Travel Data Helps Managers Control Expenses

Managing travel programs is a complex, time consuming process that involves ensuring travelers have a safe, pleasant travel experience while managing the variable finances associated with business travel. Today, with more and more travelers self-booking or going outside of pre-set policies, measuring travel spend becomes increasingly difficult. Expense reporting systems are giving travel managers vital…

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US Lifts Laptop Ban on Abu Dhabi Flights

The US has lifted its laptop ban on flights from Abu Dhabi to the States after Etihad introduced tighter security measures. In March the US banned laptops and other large electronic devices from being carried in hand luggage on US-bounds flights from eight countries. Etihad passengers can now take devices on US-bound flights “following the…

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Teplis Holiday Schedule

Have a safe and happy 4th of July! Teplis Travel will be closed on Independence Day so its employees can enjoy the holiday with family and friends. As always, if you need assistance with a reservation, you can call our after hours service at (800) 876-4842. Extra charges apply.

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Sip’n’Sail With Princess Cruises!

From relaxing pursuits and enriching activities to world-class entertainment and gourmet cuisine, when you step aboard a Princess ship, you are setting sail to a world of wonderful experiences. We have always been fond of this cruise line, due to their economical fares and rock-solid reputation. But now, Princess has gone and upped the ante…they’re…

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Open Travel Policy

Controversy is not beneath the travel industry and there isn’t a more divisive issue than the concept of open booking. Some professionals dedicated to the world of corporate travel believe open booking serves as a threat to policy compliance, a misguided approach to travel management that’s ignorant of the demands of large organizations. Other industry…

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Ritz-Carlton Goes Cruising

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company is making waves as it unveils its newest brand extension. The Ritz-Carlton Yacht Collection is the first foray by a luxury hotel operator into the cruise industry. The first of three Ritz-Carlton cruising yachts is scheduled to take to the seas in 2019, with two others coming on board in 2021…

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Delta and Korean Air Create New Joint Venture

Delta Air Lines and Korean Air have reached an agreement to create a leading trans-Pacific joint venture in both scope and service, offering an enhanced and expanded network, industry-leading products and service and a seamless customer experience between the U.S. and Asia. The agreement, signed today, deepens their historic partnership, which spans nearly two decades.…

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The Best of South Africa

South African safaris are a great value! They have the same animal experiences as the inland safaris, but also feature great sightseeing along the coast, winery tours and a fabulous luxury hotel to rest up in after your transatlantic flight! This package includes 4 nights in Cape Town at the Southern Sun Cullinan Hotel close…